Posts Tagged ‘permanent delete’

Hardwipe 2.0 Released, Delete Files Permanently

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

If you’re thinking about selling or donating a used computer and you want to make absolutely certain that the hard drive is cleared of sensitive data, then this type of program is an absolute must …

Files that you delete in Windows do not get removed from the storage device – usually a hard drive – right away. To speed up the process and all, the files are just marked as not being available anymore, and their disks space is set to be available again for new data.

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Zer0 Makes Sure Deleted Files Can’t be Recovered Anymore

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Here’s are some interesting deletion programs for security conscious PC users …

Every now and then you may want to make sure that files that you delete on a PC cannot be recovered anymore by other users. This may be important if you are passing on the PC to another user, working on a multi-user PC or system that others may have access to. It may even be a good precautionary method before you are passing borders with your notebook or mobile device.

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